A Gardner in the Wasteland - Jotiba Phule's Fight for liberty
Srividya Natarajan
  • ISBN : 9788189059767
  • year : 2016
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In 1873, Jotirao Govindrao Phule wrote Gulamgiri (Slavery), a scathingly witty attack on the vedas being idle fantasies of the brahman mind which enslaved the shudras and atishudras. A hundred and forty years hence, Srividya Natarajan and Aparajita Ninan breathe fresh life into Phule?s rather graphic imagination, weaving in the story of Savitribai, Jotiba?s partner in his struggles. In today?s climate of intolerance, here?s a manifesto of resistance